The US National Trust for Historic Preservation presents this short piece on the true costs of home construction and demolition. The group aims to show that it is untrue that older homes are "energy hogs." This webpage...
This document is a proposal for the course "Sustainability and Utopias" from Jeff Hartnett of Marylhurst University. The document outlines the purpose of such a course, desired learning outcomes, a planned writing...
This class exercise from Kirk Garrison is intended for construction students learning about home insulation and heating. The class will learn to calculate heat loss in a home by using an online home heat loss...
This presentation from Gregg Robinson was given at Portland Community College's 2009 Summer Sustainability Institute. The presentation looks at energy concepts such as home heating and efficiency in the home. It also...
This document is a course syllabus for Kirk Garrison's residential materials and methods class, taught at Portland Community College. The class focuses on "basic building materials, components, methods, and sequences in...
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